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Interpretive Guide
qathet Museum & Archives Society

The Interpretive Guide will work with the public, assisting with the development and delivery of museum programs throughout the summer months. They will orient visitors to the qathet Museum and Archives and lead historical walking tours in a fun, engaging and educational manner. They will also assist in the delivery of “Hands-On History” summer camps and our new “Museum in the Park” program. Moreover, the Interpretive Guide will create an educational pop-up museum kit for use at community events.

Employment term: June 28th, 2022 – August 27th, 2022; 30 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Compensation: $17.00 per hour

Description of Duties:
 Orient visitors to the qathet Museum and Archives
 Assist with opening and closing of the Museum
 Maintain visitation records
 Lead historical walking tours
 Assist in public program development and delivery
 Curate social media content relating to programs
 Light cleaning and sanitizing duties

Qualifications:
 Ideal candidates will have taken courses in relevant disciplines (i.e. History, Museum Studies, Indigenous Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Tourism, and/or Education)
 Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
 Experience developing and/or delivering educational programs for child and/or adult audiences is considered an asset
 A keen interest in local history
 Comfortable using computers
 Clear Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Checks
 Some spoken knowledge of French or other language would be an asset
 Valid First Aid Certification is considered an asset

To be eligible, applicants are required to meet the eligibility criteria set forth by the grant
program (Canada Summer Jobs – CSJ)

 Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
 Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
 Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

The qathet Museum and Archives is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply with a cover letter and resume by email to: info@powellrivermuseum.ca. Include “Attn:
Executive Director – Interpretive Guide” in the subject of your email. Applications must be received by Tuesday June 21st, 2022.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

qathet Museum and Archives
4790 Marine Avenue
PO Box 42
Powell River, B.C. V8A 4Z5
Tel: 604-485-2222
info@powellrivermuseum.ca